The Timken Company is a global manufacturer of bearings and power transmission products.Timken operates from 42 countries.
In 1898, Henry Timken obtained a patent for an improved tapered roller bearing, and in 1899 incorporated as The Timken Roller Bearing Axle Company in St. Louis.
Timken is currently focused on expanding its tapered roller bearings and growing its offering of industrial bearings and mechanical power transmission products and services.Today the company engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, automated lubrication systems, belts, chain, couplings and linear motion products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services.Timken engineering knowledge in metallurgy, tribology and power transmission is applied across bearings and related systems to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery around the world. Applications range from the Mars Rover to offshore wind turbines.
The Timken Company brands include: Timken bearings, Fafnir bearings, EDT bearing housed units, Lovejoy couplings and universal joints, Carlisle belts, Cone Drive worm gear drives, Drives chain, Diamond chain, Groeneveld-BEKA lubrication, Interlube lubrication systems, PT Tech industrial clutches and brakes, R+L Hydraulics hydraulic components, Rollon linear motion products and Torsion Control Products spring couplings. The company also operates Timken Power Systems, which supplies and services industrial drivetrain customers with repair, upgrade and service for bearings, gearboxes and electric motors.
TIMKEN is world famous for its roller bearings. But this is not the only specialization of this organization. TIMKEN develops special steels, lubricants and other products that are of interest to the mining and aerospace industries, as well as actively used in military equipment and power plants.